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Brown-Forman Human Resources Generalist - Brown-Forman Cooperage/North Mills in Louisville, Kentucky

Meaningful Work From Day One The Human Resources Generalist will serve as HR partner to leaders, in partnership with the HR leader, supporting the Brown-Forman Cooperage and Jackson Mill Operation with approximately 200 union employees as well as non-union employees. This role is responsible for day-to-day HR management processes, employee relations, Employee Leave administration, HR Systems administration, and various other activities to build management strength and leadership capability. Promotes a shared understanding of organization values, operating principles, and cultural change imperatives and works to align HR policies and processes to support the achievement of business goals. Please be aware this position is on site and not eligible for a remote working arrangement.

What You Can Expect

HR POLICY: Ensures uniform and equitable application of organizational policies and procedures including investigation and resolution of employee issues, if applicable.

LEAVE MANAGEMENT: Partner with third party administrators to administer appropriate and timely support to employees.

HUMAN RESOURCE INFORMATION SYTSEM ADMINISTRATION: Ensure integrity of HR data and documentation.

TALENT ACQUISITION: Actively participate in the selection process for all job openings including on-boarding of new hourly employees. Organizes and participates in interviews, recruiting and debrief discussions as well as manage all pre-employment related screening and testing processes.

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS: Provide Labor Relations support for the leadership staff. Schedule and participate in communication meetings. Participate in discussions of any outstanding issues, unconfirmed information, and employee concerns or needs. Assist in development of action plans to resolve issues. Partners with the HR Manager to conduct employee investigations and retains all documentation associated. Manage the bid process for all open union positions as well as maintain all employee qualifications. Partner with Plant Administrator & HR Manager to manage attendance policy, tracking, and disciplinary process.

COACH & FACILITATE: Provide support on day-to-day HR management processes, facilitating the execution of people and business strategies through people and organizational development. Ability to develop creative solutions based on evaluation of needs and clear deliverables and timelines. Partner with leaders and employees to support people development strategies/plans, coach employees, training, etc.

CHANGE & DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT: Lead by example in the diversity and inclusion strategy for the company, actively engaging in this work and creating an environment of inclusive leadership.

HR PROJECTS: Leads and manages HR projects as assigned.

We Are Looking For People Who

Have a Bachelor's Degree Human Resources, Business, or Related Field and 3-5 years experience serving in an HR generalist role or 5+ years combination HR experience and education will be considered. Experience with HR Information Systems. Proficient in Google Suite, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel.

What You Can Add To The Team

Certifications: PHR, SPHR or other related HR Certifications. Working in a union environment and HR experience in a manufacturing environment.

• Demonstrated ability to provide coaching and counsel on sensitive employee, leader and organization matters

• Understanding of Employment and labor law

• Business and financial acumen

• Strong interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills. Ability to manage audiences of multiple sizes.

• Excellent collaboration, relationship building, coaching, and influencing skills

• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

• High degree of personal credibility stemming from the person’s ability to be objective, confidential, exercise integrity and sound judgment.

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Production

City: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00004157